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Asian American Activism Stirring: Against The Current vol. 91
For a brief but wonderful moment in 2000, the Ralph Nader/Winona LaDuke Presidential campaign drew widespread public attention to its central theme of restoring democracy by challenging corporate powe...
Canada's Distorted Electoral System
Canada's electoral system is undemocratic
Connexions Digest: Volume 12, Number 2 - Issue 48 - Winter 1988-89 - A Social Change Sourcebook
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Crisis and Coup in Ecuador: Against The Current vol. 87
Meisch, Lynn A.
On January 21, 2000, for the first time since the Spanish conquest of Ecuador in A.D. 1533-34, indigenous people briefly -- very briefly -- ruled the country as part of a triumvirate. Frustrated by ov...
Fighting for Union Autonomy: Mexican Miners On Strike: Against The Current vol. 122
La Botz, Dan
On April 20 eight hundred state and federal police launched an assault on 500 striking workers who had been occupying a steel mill in LÃ¡zaro CÃ¡rdenas. Two were killed, five seriously injured and 40...
Inclusion or exclusion
People who advocate a vision of distinct communities that speak different languages, keep apart from each other, and communicate with the structures of the larger society only through interpreters, ar...
Korea: The Elections and Sexual Violence: Against The Current vol. 87
In the April 13 South Korean parliamentary elections, the closest the Democratic Labor Party came to victory was in the Hyundai company town of Ulsan. Their candidate was defeated by a small margin (4...
The Left and the Elections: Against The Current vol. 110
Phelps, Christopher; Luce, Stephanie; Brenner, Johanna
Two electoral paths will be taken by those left of center this year, and all the spilled ink in the world won't affect the choices.
Nader, Greens and Socialists: Against The Current vol. 91
Blaming Ralph Nader for Bush is like blaming the abolitionists for slavery. The Greens ran Nader to end corporate oligarchy, not to support one wing of the oligarchy as a lesser evil against the other...
Parliamentary Names & Numbers Online
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Lists all federal Members of Parliament and Senators, all provincial legislators, federal ministries, federal agencies and Crown corporations, Canadian embassies abroad, provincial and territorial min...
Researcher loses job at NSF after government questions her role as 1980s activist
Valerie Barr was 22 and living in New York City in 1979 when she became politically active. A recent graduate of New York University with a master’s degree in computer science, Barr handed out leaflet...
Thieving Sons of Bushes: Against The Current vol. 91
“Never Trust a Son of Bush” was one of many signs at George W. Bush's presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C. on January 20. Some 25,000 marched in Washington and 15,000 rallied in San Francisco...
Where Is Indonesia Going?: Against The Current vol. 87
For both admirers and critics of Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid, the picture is disturbing: At the presidential palace in Jakarta there are signs of a new “royal court” in the making. Official...
A debate on ‘Who speaks for me?’ - Tanuka Loha vs. Kenan Malik
Loha, Tanuka; Malik, Kenan
Kenan Malik says: I reject representation by identity not only because the idea that one should be represented only by one’s own kind is, and always has been, at the heart of the racist agenda, but al...
"I think the dead are with us": John Berger at 88
A brief biography and recounting of a meeting by the author with the late author John Berger.